Thirty Meter Telescope - Astronomy's next generation observatory. http://www.tmt.org/ en TMT Open House at the American Astronomical Society (AAS) Meeting http://www.tmt.org/news-center/tmt-open-house-american-astronomical-society-aas-meeting <p>TMT will host an Open House at the annual American Astronomical Society (AAS) meeting in Seattle, WA on Monday, 5 January, at 5:30 pm, in room 6B.</p> <p><a href="http://www.tmt.org/news-center/tmt-open-house-american-astronomical-society-aas-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Feature Story Tue, 30 Dec 2014 18:32:35 +0000 gordon 1051 at http://www.tmt.org Hawaii's Astronomy Sector Brought an Economic Impact of $168 million in 2012 http://www.tmt.org/news-center/press/hawaiis-astronomy-sector-brought-economic-impact-168-million-2012 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-name-publication"> <div class="field-label">Publication Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Pacific Business News </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-date-publication"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tue, 2014-12-23</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-abstract"> <div class="field-label">Abstract:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Hawaii's astronomy sector generated a statewide economic impact of $168 million in 2012, and the Big Island was the major beneficiary, researchers at the University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization have discovered.</p> <p>Using the latest available numbers, UHERO reported $88 million in astronomy-related expenditures in 2012, with $58 million of the spending and $92 million of the economic impact on the Big Island, where most of the state's telescopes are located.</p> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 23 Dec 2014 08:00:00 +0000 gordon 1052 at http://www.tmt.org Call for New Membership in the TMT International Science Development Teams http://www.tmt.org/news-center/call-new-membership-tmt-international-science-development-teams <p>The second annual call for new members of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) International Science Development Teams (ISDTs) is now open. The ISDTs are organized around eight science themes, from our solar system to cosmology.</p> <p><a href="http://www.tmt.org/news-center/call-new-membership-tmt-international-science-development-teams" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Article Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:23:13 +0000 gordon 1050 at http://www.tmt.org India Joins the Thirty Meter Telescope Project as a Full Member http://www.tmt.org/news-center/india-joins-thirty-meter-telescope-project-full-member <p>Today in New Delhi, officials of the government of India signed documents establishing the country as a full partner in the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) project. An international collaboration of institutions in the USA, Canada, Japan, India and China, the TMT project is working towards building a powerful, next-generation astronomical observatory at Mauna Kea in Hawaii.</p> <p><a href="http://www.tmt.org/news-center/india-joins-thirty-meter-telescope-project-full-member" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Release Tue, 02 Dec 2014 16:34:34 +0000 gordon 1044 at http://www.tmt.org TMT Launches The Hawaii Island New Knowledge (THINK) Fund - $1 Million Annually to Benefit Hawaii Island Students Pursuing STEM Disciplines http://www.tmt.org/news-center/tmt-launches-hawaii-island-new-knowledge-think-fund-1-million-annually-benefit-hawaii-is <p>The Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) has launched THINK (The Hawaii Island New Knowledge) Fund to better prepare Hawaii Island students to master STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and to become the workforce for higher paying science and technology jobs in Hawaii&rsquo;s 21st century economy.</p> <p><a href="http://www.tmt.org/news-center/tmt-launches-hawaii-island-new-knowledge-think-fund-1-million-annually-benefit-hawaii-is" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Release Thu, 13 Nov 2014 23:10:23 +0000 gordon 1043 at http://www.tmt.org Pasadena Power - Business Manager Phil Lindquist Painting Featured in Exhibition http://www.tmt.org/news-center/pasadena-power-business-manager-phil-lindquist-painting-featured-exhibition <p>A painting by TMT International Observatory Business Manager Phil Lindquist was selected for the &quot;Contemporary Masters, Artistic Eden IV&quot; exhibition at the Pasadena Museum of History. The painting, &quot;Pasadena Power&quot;, oil 30&quot; x 30&quot;, shows the view of a power plant across from the TMT Project Office.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1920" height="1913" title="&quot;Pasadena Power&quot;, oil 30&quot; x 30&quot;" alt="&quot;Pasadena Power&quot;, oil 30&quot; x 30&quot;" src="http://www.tmt.org/sites/default/files/images/article/powerplant_2%20copy.jpg?1415650833" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-nodereference"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/gallery/miscellaneous/pasadena-power-tmt-international-observatory-business-manager-phil-lindquist">Pasadena Power - by TMT International Observatory Business Manager Phil Lindquist</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.tmt.org/news-center/pasadena-power-business-manager-phil-lindquist-painting-featured-exhibition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Feature Story Mon, 10 Nov 2014 20:20:16 +0000 gordon 1041 at http://www.tmt.org